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because that's supposed to be your lot in life is get married and have children. so i think america has a lot of all of that together and their legislation and the things you're asking for in getting people to realize this human rights. this human rights and we are all human. african-american, latina, all of them are human. so how is the next that going towards moving towards an area of getting terms that are acceptable but don't get people coming in now, you say i'm a feminist that are except the red flag and people don't listen to you. so how do we move and strive to take the religious stuff out of the marriage and just take that out. same thing with the hospitals. yes catholic hospitals, but they have the right not to service people. and if they have the right not to service, where they getting federal funds come in medicaid, money? so when you have to look at it, a lot of religion is smashed into hurricanes. so are there any groups that are targeting that area quite >> i'll be really quick on this one can say a lot of the advocacy organizations, including ours are working on moving
represents is the coming together, the mixture, the melting, the synthesis of all the communities of america. look at america's urban communities today. in america's urban communities, every group resides. every economic class resides. every strand of political philosophy resides. great academic institutions make up the fabric of urban america. great media organizations, libraries, cultural institutions make it the fabric of urban america. urban represents the best of america and represents the 21st century america is really all about, which is each and every one of us together, deplorably spooned them. so i encourage people b&b around terminology that we understand what it means. and so the. , while it is a discussion about challenges, problems and solutions that urban communities face, it is a discussion about challenges, opportunities, solutions for the nation at large. i submit to you in 21st century america, the suburbs are now part of urban america. witness the suburbs of this capital city, whether it's northern virginia or maryland and you find the very same tapestry of america that i
are in. >> [speaking in native tongue] >> and of course to increase the integration of north america to take advantage of the spaces we have not only in this part of the world but asia of course and just mentioning for instance one the trans-pacific partnerships and the government is very much interested in strengthening this because we believe this is great be a great opportunity. >> [speaking in native tongue] [speaking in native tongue] >> yes and of course in terms of security that is another challenge we face. my government has set out to reduce the violent situation in the country, and for that of course we have set out to launch a strategy for this purpose. we want to help, we have the will to help for the southern states and of course in terms of the border we won the borders to be a safe modern connected a border that is exactly what we set out to accomplish. >> [speaking in native tongue]3 >> [speaking in native tongue] >> for this migration reform demanding what you should do or shouldn't do we want it to contribute and participate towards the accomplishment. so of course
states of america this is the way you need to do it. so what we try to do at the league had to share this as an example that this is what you're fighting with the aggressors level is number one, coach kerri campbell and i went to a lake. we said this. you know i want to do? we played at the highest level, so there is a model standard. authority out there. the nfl authority set a standard for youth coaches in america. the problem is they don't embrace the changes because it's all about winning. win at all costs mentality. winning is good, but nobody remembers years from now. what matters is the effects of the game. so what we tried to do was, okay, if you guys want to improve safety and you want to improve coming you know, making sure coaches are responsiblefor me being accountable and credible, then implement the leagues are just like the nfl pa. they protect the west players. they work alongside with the nfl to come and say okay, these are things we want to give. these are the things most important and these are the issues. they may have to be legislative. i don't know. if we seriou
is possible in this area that does not get america caught in traps of unnecessary wars, replication of imperialism, and quagmire. so you have these two examples of egypt and libya which are most striking. and here you have people on the streets, clearly in opposition to the dictator there. for example, tiananmen square, bush junior and a crackdown there. around the 50s, of course, lots of examples where we tell folks and we say if you want to crack down on us, that is the typical way it is going down. for president bush to go to hosni mubarak and say you can't stand aside, you're not going to keep this if you do it that way. because of that factor, one of the key factors are gotten pushed out, libya was a different story where he had a possibility of a massacre during an obama said, well, i would like to stop that from happening, very much so. but if i can get a true international coalition through the u.n., then i might not do it. i have to make sure that i'm actually going to have that. >> how about a true blue declaration of war or our own congress. even congressional authorizati
had the revenue and growing our economy. you can't raise taxes on america's economy. half of our small businesses take their taxes out as personal incomes income so unless you follow the corporate tax in the personal income tax rate you don't encourage job growth. that is the uncertainty that is out there that you will increase taxes and who will you increase taxes on? the death tax, do you want to give your business or farm or ranch dear children? taxed at 55%? that's ridiculous so really what we need to do is we need a simple, fair program where an attorney or accountant can do there taxes and that will grow our economy and make north dakota and our country a global power again. heitkamp: waiver provost off there. we have the romney proposal in the ryan proposal and that is the proposal that congressman berg supported and i can stay with as much certainty as they possibly can that is not revenue chore -- mitchell when you eliminate the alternative minimum tax because it will lower the tax for the wealthiest. it will increase taxes on the middle class. that is not a path forward for
normal in the context of america, american powder and leadership and i was just so does seen how powerful did america in 1979 after the tom, not very. how powerful did america look in 188910 years later extremely powerful. how powerful did america look in 1899? it looks essentially invincible. how powerful and 2009 now? we settled down, but we don't know what we settled down into. it started the basic question we forget how quickly the perceptions and strength of american leadership can be. one question that arises and what can potentially be questioned about the new normal is in all of these previous. from the perception has been that america has wanted to lead the free world and i'm not quite so sure whether america really love to do that anymore and i wondered what she thought about that. >> will get some responses to these questions. >> i think you picked up quite rightly the question of the degree to which the united states wants to lead it was seen as a subset of fact, wants to spend the resources that it takes to lead. so you hear this doubt and president obama's own words each tim
compare a base latin america you had extractions, you agreed to pay up the military, provide them perks as long as corporate interests could be asked to step aside and allow civilians to return to government. in the middle east the security sector is aligned with a great deal of indigenous institutional and bureaucratic and economic interests. yet the problem of deep state and therefore getting the military to extract themselves from their involvement is not just a matter of a simple payoff. it's much deeper interest in a web of entries linking the military to the bureaucracy and economic actors, international or person that makes the whole process much more complicated. it's huge resistance. the other is to emphasize is that in the arab world, in the middle east and more generally, the struggle to create a social contract is also a struggle over issues of identity and how in what ways we restructure the relationship between mosque and state is a critical issue. to the extent struggles between islamists and secularists magnify perceptions are not only can you let terry, but the interest
to the challenges and in a way that we did keep america beautiful, keep america safe, i think that we really need to do that. the second point -- i have three of them. the second point is that the sky is falling ocean is just hurting us. because people say yeah, right. but i think that we need to not communicate the sky is falling in the sky is just not going to fall. a lot of people compare now to what we did and there was a certain amount of sky is falling with y2k. the sky didn't fall. nothing fell out the sky. yet we felt we spent a lot of time and resources. last one i want to make is that it is difficult to share information when we have two political fortunes to classify. it is something that i need to know or communicate. i can't communicate what you guys right now. but yet, the key aspects that are important that you might need it now but i can tell you -- >> what you mean? >> you try to communicate the best way you can. and so the set have something to tell you, it's really important, just trust me -- that only goes so far. >> so in this scenario -- >> yeah, but you can't read and 44,00
policy going forward. i believe we will have a welcoming asia that wants a stronger engaged america. that's the biggest difference from my tenure to the tenure of the gentlemen. in the past, there was often some -- [inaudible] about the united states. no longer. everyone in asia wants more of the united states. and our job will be to see if we have the wisdom to sustain a very high level. operating engagement that involves not just china, which will be at the center of much what we do, but also the other nations asia, japan, south korea, all of that it's a critical component of our engagement strategy. it australia, new zealand as chris indicated and a rising india. >> can i jump in here. >> you mention the architect forty years ago. work with -- [inaudible] put me in the group because i grow with exactly with the approach you just outlined. and it's rebounding to asia the administration done i think very successfully there were three myths and it relates to what you were talking about. one knit started in 2011, another myth it's essentially military and all of those against china. [inaud
in the "washington post" tomorrow, he says america deserves better. it begins with him. mcconnell has to be engaged. harry reid has to be engaged. we are at a profit this year. maybe it is the fiscal cliff. but we have to act on a lot of really serious things and we had some of it now. we have to do a lot of it next year. if they do the right thing, that our country will benefit the legacy will be secure. so i want to open this up. a lot of people in this room are engaged in this effort, frankly in a more activist way and ceos have been engaged in anything like this in a long time. i would like to hear from some of them. before i do that, i would like to ask you a question about the election results. a very close election, but striking demographics divide what it reveals about the country. republican voters look a lot like us. mittal alias in overwhelming majorities among latinos and asians and among african-americans. among young people, among unmarried women. what does that mean? what does that say about the country? is a good thing? is it something we should be worried about? enacted so that we
, and a former adviser to hillary clinton. hosted by the world affairs council of america, this is 45 minutes. [applause] >> all right. it's a great pleasure to be here with such a great panel, three ambassadors and one globally renowned journalist and scholars so i've been told that there's been a lot of questions about pakistan, afghanistan so far already in the proceedings, and i think we have first great panel to deal with those. what i'm going to do in terms of focusing the discussion is i'm going to tee off with questions to each of the panelists. one each, and then i'll allow for a little of follow-up, and i'll open the floor to you so you have time to engage with them. let me begin with, ambassador, who, you already got the bio, but is, i think, in some ways, almost uniquely positioned to provide us a very recent perspective on what pakistan looks like to the united states, to official american advisers and diplomats, and also lived the u.s.-pakistan relationship in what was an exceedingly drift and trying time, which is no reflection op him, but a reflection on something much broader
is contractors in the private sector, what cyberwar means in that arena. america does not go to war without contract nurse anywhere. as we know, they've been on the battlefront and the kinetic warfare business or i can assure you of the cyberwar business is going to be doubly sure. for the private sector and contractors on the battlefront, they're going to be caught in the crossfire of the cyberwar. i want to describe some of the risks companies need to be aware of as they could into the mix of the cyberoperations and what it means for the company. there's several reasons that it's going to happen. one, there's not enough expertise in the world on cyberwar and terrorism and cybersecurity to handle the work. there's not enough for government, not enough in government, not enough and private sector. you're going to have both in public or the partnerships that are involved in putting together offensive and defensive strategies on the cyberbattlefield. as the public safety minister for canada side, we are already in a global arms race that will pull the private sector in. for many of you in the
on the secretary of the treasury. in what universe? right on america today is even thought of helping an institution they be impeached. i do not understand how people misread. >> you don't believe if jpmorgan or citigroup are really troubled that think they were going down and markets are falling apart under voluntary sahara or would find a way to save that for quick >> is the other way round. he must be disconnected with what's going on in the world. seriously, any effort to help existing financial institution, from the guy who got the point better, debating guy who wrote the book who attacks us as well as the economist for preventing intervention at that point. if you're time that congress would then vote to change it, it would take a vote of congress. it would be illegal to do anything with the institution until the institution is spread out. under the law, sarah palin was partly right. we did t-test panels in 2010, but they were for big banks. no aid can go to any institution until it is wiped out. and then you can do with the consequences of it and it may take money to pay a cent
or regulators regulators, more regulation. the fastest-growing professions in america is federal financial regulators. and that is not some republican talking point. in march, the bureau of labour statistics came out and said the fastest-growing occupation is financial regulators. 27%. a lot of new jobs. all of these agencies are hiring. they are hiring hundreds and hundreds of employees, but the rules that have been on the books to prevent what it said three dead what it said three dead what it said three dead what it said three dead dodd-frank was supposed to end that, but it's complicated and the american people, you know, decide to be weak of called to us that it isn't forcing the law, not just creating laws upon laws and layers upon layers. the >> i'm told by the stafford got time for one more quick one and i'll let that be you. [inaudible] [inaudible] >> it has been more than a year at this point. can any action be taken -- [inaudible] >> well, you think what you can realize is that there is a lot of documents that have been generated from this transaction and tried to limit everybod
and constituencies of what happens to our great public research universities in america has cops convinces forñ&r the -- consequences for the world at large, not just for the united states. i want to thank john markus and scott, having deeply informed reallied model journalists who are saturated in our industry and have been able to challenge and provoke us as i think growthly enhappensed the value -- greatly enhanced the value of these proceedings. thank you so much for doing this for us and to all of the panelists and keynote speakers, too, heart felt thanks, so, thank you, everybody. there -- for those of you dashing if for the one o'clock r flights, the shuttle bus should be outside the main entrance to the davis center. [inaudible conversations] >> we'll run it back around or i'll give you a lift if you need it. if you're going back to the hotel, they have a shuttle. [applause] >>> there are many people who might take issue with grant saving the union during the civil war. didn't lincoln do that? well, yeah, he did. i'm not going to say grant was the only person who saved the union, but he
about the instability and opportunity as they say in america, an opportunity to change the channel. is it likely an opportunity for assad to change the channel and get an engagement with israel and -- [inaudible] >> put aside -- discuss palestine, it is a unifying ground for arabs and for muslims so i don't -- i mean, again the danger of changing the subject away from syria is really multiple faceted, but those things would be an opportunity to strike a deal between the regime, and maybe they did all right, but it's not about giving back, and we can talk about the development more later, but i think the israelis have to decide actually what is it in interest? is it better to consider that jihadis, dangerous for them, if you will, and couple up with the regime or stay coupled up with the regime because they have been for a long time. is that in their better interest? is it in their interest to understand that this regime is gone, going, a selling point. doesn't matter whether it's within a month or year or two and therefore to hasten to cut short the escalation of the extremists and
of america's greatest assets, and that is passenger rail. i would like to thank all the witnesses before the committee today. i look forward to hearing your testimony about how the reorganization of amtrak, can be done to make it a greater service. >> thank you, mr. chairman. >> we have three of the top five business quarters in our california area. two of them are supported totally by the state. pacific shoreline, 2.8 million. i will be looking at that very closely. it has a 2.8 million ridership. all three are state service programs. the vitality must be supported california has been at the forefront of reduction of pollution than cars and several other areas. we look at how giving people time to get out of cars and public transportation works. voicing the opinion on transportation secretary brian kelly, amtrak has worked with california and caltrans. it is very critical because they are the ones, who in the end, will work with the local communities to ensure that we get more people to utilize it. we must have a senior-level position with amtrak to work with them on their programs, an
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